Tyrone Miller Jr.
Career Honors: 2015: Campus Insider’s Honorable Mention Freshman All-America; Big 12 Commissioner’s Honor Roll and Athletic Director’s Honor Roll (fall).
2018 (Sr.): Nicholls: Saw action at safety in the season-opener … Turned in two total tackles … at Central Michigan: Saw action on special teams and defense, but did not record any statistics … Rutgers: Saw action on special teams … at Baylor: Saw action at safety and on special teams … Credited with one pass break up …Oklahoma State: Saw action at safety and on special teams … totaled one tackle …at West Virginia: Saw action on special teams …at Texas Tech: Saw action on special teams and in the secondary … Totaled one tackle …TCU: Saw action on special teams and in the secondary … Iowa State: Saw action in the secondary and on special teams … at Kansas State: Saw action in the secondary and on special teams … at Oklahoma: Saw action in the secondary and on special teams … Texas: Saw action in the secondary and on special teams in his final game as a Jayhawk.
2017 (Jr.): Played in 12 games … Started eight contests at safety … Posted 47 tackles, which ranked sixth on the team … Recorded 2.0 tackles-for-loss … Broke up three passes … Recovered one fumble … Central Michigan: Contributed four tackles … at Ohio: Had one stop … West Virginia: Posted three solo hits … Texas Tech: Collected four total tackles, including three by himself … at Iowa State: Turned in six tackles against the Cyclones … Also had a pass breakup … at TCU: Recorded six solo tackles and 1.0 TFL … K-State: Registered three solo stops and recovered a fumble … Baylor: Had five total tackles, 1.0 TFL and a pass breakup … at Texas: Turned in a season-high 10 tackles, including eight solos … Oklahoma: Credited with two tackles … at Oklahoma State: Posted three tackles.
2016 (So.): Saw time in eight games … Contributed 15 tackles … Made one tackle behind the line-of-scrimmage … Broke up a pass … Rhode Island: Contributed two tackles – one behind the line-of-scrimmage … Ohio: Notched three tackles … at Texas Tech: Posted four tackles … Oklahoma State: Returned from injury to contribute one tackle … at Oklahoma: Saw extended time in the secondary and recorded two tackles, while breaking up a pass … at West Virginia: Assisted on one tackle.
2015 (Fr.): Started the first seven games of the season at cornerback … Played in all 12 contests … The team’s fifth-leading tackler with 56 stops … KU’s third-leading tackler in the secondary … After the opening game against South Dakota State, became the first freshman to lead Kansas in single-game total tackles since 2009 … Also made two tackles-for-loss and forced two fumbles … Posted a career-high 11 tackles at Rutgers … Secured consecutive games in double digits with 11 tackles at Rutgers and 10 stops at Iowa State … South Dakota State: Debuted in his freshman season as one of the Jayhawks’ starting cornerbacks … Led the team with eight tackles, while breaking up two passes intended for Jackrabbit receivers … Memphis: Came away with seven tackles … at Rutgers: Led the Jayhawks in tackles for the second time in 2015 notching 11 stops, while forcing and recovering a fumble … at Iowa State: Tackled in double digits for the second-consecutive game after wrapping up 10 tackles and a stop behind the line-of-scrimmage … Baylor: Totaled five tackles and made one tackle in the backfield … Texas Tech: Started his sixth-straight game at cornerback and recorded four tackles … at Oklahoma State: Started at corner and contributed four tackles … Oklahoma: Posted three tackles and forced a fumble … at Texas: Made two tackles … at TCU: Saw time on special teams, but did not record any statistics … West Virginia: Started at cornerback and contributed two tackles … K-State: Logged one tackle and broke up a pass.
High School: Earned a three-star rating by 247Sports.com and a two-star evaluation from Rivals … Lettered four years at Saline HS in Saline, Michigan … Credited with 35 tackles, six pass breakups and one interception in 2014 … Tallied 26 stops and recovered three fumbles in 2013 … Named to the Ann Arbor News Dream Team as a junior and a senior … Earned All-SEC Red First Team honors three-straight years … Also lettered in track for the Hornets.
Personal: Son of Rose Joiner and Tyrone Miller Sr … Has a brother, Anthoney Coby, and a sister, Kendra Coby … Majoring in communication studies with a sport management minor.